Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association

CamboJA Deeply Concerned About Violence Against Journalists

Cambodian Journalists Alliance (CamboJA) condemns the beating and threats made against four journalists by a group of armed men on the night of September 28 in Tbong Khmum province. 

At 12:30am on September 28 near the border of Memot district, four online news journalists were attacked as they were sleeping in two private cars while traveling from Kratie province to Phnom Penh. The assault was carried out by a group of five to seven men, suspected to be timber traders, armed with knives, axes and large sticks. Ren Samnang of PMN News, received a serious rib injury in the attack, while Chakrapop news reporter Muok Saren was slightly injured. Read full statement

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